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Obama Considered Using Military Force against Cliven Bundy Supporters

obama salute Last week, the Washington Times mentioned the fact that the Obama administration seriously considered using military force against Cliven Bundy and his supporters during their standoff back in April. This should come as no surprise after we reported that there was word that the Defense Department had approved a drone strike. Apparently, the Obama administration […]

The Twenty Fifth Amendment & Barack Obama’s Mental Illness

obama-sad Some days, reading the news produces much frustration, anger and resentment that it is best to leave it lie as the head-shaking, fist-pounding and feet-stamping cause my poor little companion, who is now suffering congestive heart failure, to rise from her sleep, running throughout the house barking incessantly. Not only that, it does my blood […]

Supreme Court Decision on Prayer is a Farce

prayer-supreme-court Many Christians and Christian groups and even churches and church leaders are celebrating the recent Supreme Court ruling in a case known as Town Board of Greece, New York v. Galloway. It seems to be the conventional wisdom among these folks that the Supreme Court did a "good thing" in holding that the Town Board […]

Obamacare Tax is Likely Unconstitutional, and Here’s Why

ObamacareSupremeCourtRoberts Nearly two years ago, Chief Justice John Roberts deemed the ACA’s individual mandate penalty a “tax” and saved Obama’s signature law. But did he really save it – or did he doom it? Many legal experts have disputed the classification of that provision of Obamacare as a “tax” – the ACA itself refers to it […]

Are State Governments Becoming Obsolete?

banner-state Now what kind of a question is that? Of course, we need state governments. Really? Well, that was the original intent, as was so eloquently stated in the United States Constitution. After all, we are not just "America." We are the "UNITED STATES of America." Thirteen, originally, and now grown to 50 or so -- […]

US Counties can Stop Obama's Clean Water Act & Rain Taxes

Storm drain More than 40 years ago, the Congress of these United States enacted something called the Federal Water Pollution Control Amendments of 1972.  These amendments to previous enactments and their progeny have come to be known as the federal "Clean Water Act." Under this act, and later refinements and fine-tuning, these enactments have led the various […]

Why did We Write the US Constitution in the First Place?

constitution Besides regulating the division of authority, constitutions written to limit government must contain substantive rules. They need to establish general principles which will govern the specific acts of the legislature.  Therefore, the essence of a constitution involves not only a hierarchy of power and authority it also establishes a hierarchy of laws.  The founding principles […]

Would We the People Ratify the Constitution Today?

United-States-Constitution We the People are the opening words of the preamble to the Constitution.  Many patriots glory in that name, "We the People" holding it aloft as a banner against the encroachments of an ever expanding central government.   In the minds of many, it is connected somehow to Lincoln's famous description of America's government, "Of the […]

Yes, America Did Build That

constitution-scroll-small I have often been tempted to believe that the greatest contribution of the British people to the world has been the concept of a private limited liability company.  It was the development of this concept that created the environment for the invisible hand of capitalism to create the dynamic free economy.  And it was that […]

Mark Levin's Liberty Amendments: Legalizing Tyranny

Mark-Levin-and-The-Liberty-Amendments For 100 years, the federal government has usurped powers not delegated to it in our Constitution. What should we do about it? Should we reclaim our existing Constitution and put an end to the usurpations? Or should we "modernize" the Constitution by delegating to the federal government the powers it has usurped – so as […]